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embrace the chaos

Embracing Toy Chaos

So, you know how there’s all those moms on the internet talking about how they only “live in the now” and how their houses are messy because they’re “making memories” and blah, blah, blah? I read these posts and I’m constantly like, “YAASS that’s me, too! Preach it, sista! Keep making those memories!”… but I’ve […]

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kids clean up

How to Win the Clean-up Battle

This post title might suggest that I am some sort of certified organizational guru. Alas, I am not. I am a real, regular, ahem-not-always-so-neat herself mom, who has a hater-of-cleaning-up on her hands. It has forced me to get creative, so… here are some a few tips and tricks I’ve picked-up along the way. (I’m […]

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Not Feel Like a Crap Mom

How to Get Crap Done in the Summer & Not Feel Like a Crap Parent

“Cleaning and scrubbing can wait ’til tomorrow, for babies grow up, we’ve learned to our sorrow. So quiet down cobwebs, and dust go to sleep, I’m rocking my baby, and babies don’t keep” – Ruth Hubert Hamilton (annnnnd…Ruth totally has a cleaning person)   “The dishes can wait, they’re only little once” – Some Other […]

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Closet Reorganization - Final BEFORE and AFTER

5 Tips to Organize Your Closets

Our move to Austin was exciting yet extremely stressful.  On a Friday I picked up my dad from the airport.  Saturday we hosted an early birthday party for my son, said goodbye to loved ones, cleaned up the party, and packed the home we had lived in for four years.  Sunday we filled the moving […]

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EZ Roll Towel Holder

“EZ” Breezy Clean Up Method for Parents!

I’m sure we’ve ALL been that parent when a kid drops their Hat Creek Burger Milk Shake on the floorboard of the car {obviously speaking from recent experience}. Or had an explosive sneeze without a tissue in site. Or had a bottle dump over while you’re trying to mix your concoction racing down Mopac! Either […]

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Our Mother’s Day Wishes and Such…

Mother’s Day is Sunday….a day where all mothers everywhere should be spoiled and celebrated! Each mama on our AMB team has their own special plans and wishes, just like last year and we thought we would share them with our amazing readers. Us mamas devote everything we have to everyone else, so this weekend should […]

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Worth It Wednesday: Coconut Oil

When I was in college, I went through the self-discovery stage that most young folks experience the first time they’re sent out on their own.  For me, this resulted in 7 years as a vegetarian and a complete change in the cosmetic products I used.  I am extremely selective when it comes to my shampoos, […]

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